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Another cutting board (December 2012)

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Project by JSB posted 586 days ago 1476 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this one for my mom for Christmas. Red oak with 2 poplar accents. Pic is after one soaking of mineral oil. 30 degree chamfer on bottom edge to easily pick it up.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 586 days ago

A super looking board nice work.

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 586 days ago

well done. super gift

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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prez

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#3 posted 586 days ago

I like it!! Good idea to put the accent on a 30 deg….I’ll have to try that one…

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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sras

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#4 posted 586 days ago

Nice feature with the 30 degree bevel. Attractive and you can pick it up along any edge. Nice one!

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 586 days ago

I like the angle cut on the sides. wish I had seen this before I did mine

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 586 days ago

Nice work, Mom will love it. I think I need to barrow that edge idea. Looks good. I have used a chamfer before but on the top edge. I like it on the bottom Well done , Thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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don1960

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#7 posted 586 days ago

Loving the bevel on the bottom. Very clever. I’m going to be making a board this weekend for a co-worker who is retiring. I think I shall steal this idea.

Very simple and therefore elegant design. Me likee.

-- -- Don from PA

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JSB

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#8 posted 586 days ago

Thanks for all the kind words. I wanted a way to keep one side up. The bottom side revealed a weird dark streak on one of the poplar skants. I was going to rout finger grips like my last few but my router was not set up. This was a lot quicker and I like it a lot more. No router burn marks to worry about and no small crevasses to sand. Just set my fence to 3/4” smaller than the width and length, blade at 30, and cut it out. Then I heard my router bits thanking me ;)

Dimensions are 1-5/8” thick, 12-1/4” wide, and 15-1/2” long by the way.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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#9 posted 585 days ago

Yup… like the angle…great thought…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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